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's cheryl hurd joins us in walnut creek tonight. cheryl? >> well, raj, police say that the woman was kidnapped from a parking lot in this business park and it was 7:30 last night and it was dark just like this. and no one heard her scream. >> it is very poorly lit. and i feel pretty safe living in walnut creek, but now i'm not so sure. >> reporter: cheryl feldman works in the same business park where police say two men abducted a 57-year-old woman. the attack happened on the 300 block of north widget lane. >> before she got into her car, the men accosted her, blindfolded her, and tied her you. they put her in the back seat of the car. >> reporter: the two men then drove the victim around the city for several hours, looking for atms to withdraw money. >> we know they went to a number of different locations, where the suspects did get some money from some of her banking accounts. >> reporter: after about four hours police say they drove the victim to the oakland hills near hiller highland and tunnel road. they left the victim and the car there. she was able to free herself. she wen
are spread across many blocks and a major exit off 101 is now closed. good evening. thank you for joining us. >> we want to show you the two locations we're talking about. all of this unfolding in east san jose. we're about tully road and lanai. there is a second location that. george kiriyama is here but we begin with jean who joins us live in san jose. what location are you at? >> i'm on tully road between king and highway 101. this whole thing started around 9:00 tonight. police say an officer was shot just around the corner from where we are at tully and lanai. we're told he was grazed by a bullet and that police are looking for one suspect and possibly more. now you're taking look down tully road right now. you can see that's the highway 101 overpass. you can see there are lots of police officers around here. they have blocked the road while they search for the suspect. there are lots of stores here and gas stations and restaurants, and they are all empty. police have cleared everyone out. they've set up crime tape and they are, there is just a heavy presence here. nobody here is talkin
>> good evening. thanks for joining us on this halloween, this giants style halloween. i'm raj mathai. >> i'm in for jessica. they know how to throw a party in san francisco. giants fans were treated to a world series victory parade. >> fans and broadcasters. we're still recovering. another magical moment in what's a magical period in giants history. early estimates now as our nbc chopper working the parade, 1 million people turned out for the parade down market street like in 1958 and like they did in 2010. they stood dozens deep behind the barriers in orange and black on this halloween. the parade ended, then at the civic center with special moments from receiving the broom to the city to a surprise musical guest. he looks familiar. a day that brought giants fans together from across northern california. >> we have all of the highlights and team coverage. let's begin with damian trujillo at at&t park with fan reaction. hi, damion. >> reporter: it was so loud in the parade route i told a san francisco police officer we needed earplugs and she jokingly said what? you know these
system to the south. two tornado reports in southern california. for us, wind that top 60 miles per hour. not only that, but light thing early this morning, in san francisco. and also in oakland. and hail reports that covered even parts of highway 101 near the san francisco airport. producing a multiple car accident. and then, at the peak of this weather, army this morning, at least 900 power outages were reported. now, look at this. this is the instance of some of the hail that we had come down. this picture coming to us from oakland and hartnit through national weather service. not a white ground. that is all hail covering the ground, the chairs, also, some of the benches back there. so, let's get a look right now. tracking more active tee here across the santa cruz mountains. not done yet, the cold core, low-pressure system has enough instability we are looking at a few areas of downpours expected for tonight. this particular thunderstorm, cell, across santa cruz mountains, 1/2 inch and/or greater per hour. isolated flooding concerns for the mountains. thunderstorms look to live up he
the bleeding. not a common item for civilians to wear. >> reporter: police also tell us tonight that mcgann was wearing unusual shoes, work boots with a removable sole inside and they were also two sizes too big. all of this considered evidence, police say, that mcgann considered himself an artist and he says that the watch was art. he is also being held at the sana'a rita jail. >> just a little odd. thank you very much, cheryl. >>> well, now that the bay area is on storm watch. we've seen rain throughout the day. plenty more is on the way. that's leading to concern after the massive mud slide this week. we have team coverage. chief meteorologist jeff is here and joining us from the weather center. >> the timing is pretty much dead on. the second one we'll have more timing issues. we'll cover that later on in the show. right now these two storms in the next 48 hours continues to shape up just as we have been mentioning. it's been a little bit dry in the south bay at times. we do have another batch of moisture in the next two hours. you will continue to get wet weather for tonight. some
her? >> reporter: officially, they designed to tell us why they fired elaine ramirez. she said she has been targeted by the private company since she publicly exposed problems with her bus. >> this is how you're treated? this is wrong. this is wrong. and you're putting those children in unsafe equipment. >> reporter: after six years of driving special needs children in the east bay, durham bus services fired her. >> at the time you knew you were risking your job. >> yes, i did. >> did you ever speck them to fire you? >> no. i did not. >> reporter: back in may she told the investigative unit her employer was not fixing problems with her bus. >> my bus leaks massive and the brakes are going out right now. and every time i take it in for maintenance they tell me, we ain't got the parts. >> it says it right there two days after her investigation, they fixed your brakes. what does that say to you? >> that i was telling the truth the whole entire time. that durham lied. and they wanted me to just shut up and be quiet about it. well, no, i could not. because i'm transporting those ìáhp && >
taken from us already, and they continue to take over and over and over again. >> reporter: michael was found stabbed to death in his family's back yard in november, 2009. his aunts say he was home on the computer and they left to run chores. that is the day they choose not to speak about. it is too painful. >> he was her only child, my sister didn't deserve to lose her only child. >> reporter: it took two days for police to find the two suspects. three years have gone by, and still, no justice. >> once you get into this system, it is no longer about you or what happened to your family. it is solely based around the individuals that did it. and it is hard to stomach. it is almost like we don't have any rights. we don't have any say, it is so hard to find a voice in all of that. >> reporter: each year on the anniversary of michael's death, the family holds candlelight vigils with a theme. last year, the message was stand up and use your voice against bullying. this year, the theme is waiting for justice. >> even though he is not here physically with us, he will always be a part of ou
for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. it is an active scene at the apple valley farms in fresno on hedges road. not far from black stone avenue. black stone is closed off there. it will be most of the day while the officers try to piece together what happened. >> police say in all four people were shot and one person is dead. two are in critical condition and one is in serious condition. they are naming the suspect as 42-year-old lawrence jones, an employee at apple valley farms. they say a little after 8:00 this morning, he was working near the cold storage area in the plant when he pulled out a handgun and opened fire. police say 30 people witnessed the shooting. more than 60 were in the building at the time. they say jones later shot himself in the head outside of the plant and he is still alive. as for a motive, police will spend the day talking to everyone to find out what may have set him off. we are having trouble with the sound on the tape. that is the chief of police in fresno. witnesses tell police that jones had not been himself in the past few days. again,
. monty francis is joining us from heyward where a candle light vigil was held a couple of hours ago. >> reporter: good evening. the most pressing question is who would want to kill 19-year-old ernesto and why? you can see that people have left candles here at the abandoned building where he was found dead and the family is demanding answers and justice. >> use this time to be there for his family. >> reporter: about 150 people gathered an abandoned auto shop in heyward tobt tonight where the body of ernesto was found last tuesday. his father reportedly the 19-year-old missing on november 1st. his family spent several days searching for him across the bay area. >> we thought so many times over here and we with didn't think he was over here. and it was so hard for us. >> reporter: tonight his family cried together and remembered the teen as a generous young man who dreamed of becoming a chef. >> all of these people here makes me burst out and cry and i have to be strong for my son. he can't see me suffer here for him. >> reporter: police are treating the case as a homicide but have no
killing a young man and opening fire at a police officer. george kiriyama joins us from the crime scene with a key witness. george? >> reporter: the memorial continues to grow here in front of this 7-eleven. this is near the spot where rory park pettifor was killed friday night. we talked to his father. >> we are all shocked. we probably will be for the rest of our lives. >> reporter: early sunday night, police arrived at rory's home. >> i said this is about rory? >> he said, yes. >> he is dead, isn't he? he said yes. >> reporter: he stopped for a moment just on friday night. that's when two men in ski masks, holding guns, tried to jack him for his car. >> we thought where we lived and how we raised him, that nothing was even possible. >> reporter: police say two suspects killed him as they tried to get away with the crime rampage in the city. they killed him and hen fired at an officer. this shows where the car was hit by multiple bullets. >> i know that san jose is having a crime wave. but they used to call san jose the safest big city in the world. >> reporter: police later arr
. now he's holding court with us today, wednesday, november 21st, 2012.3 c3 >>> esto en today mato l. y >>> and good morning. welcome to "today." it's 7:00 a.m. pacific time on a wednesday. i'm matt lauer. >>> good morning. i'm savannah guthrie. i have one question about a game where a player can score 138 points. was there an opposing it. >> nobody was playing any d that shatters the old record. that's a ton of points. this is a guy a lot of people want to talk to in a couple minutes we'll get do that. >> we have a story blowing up on the internet. people are furious at one massachusetts woman who went to arlington national cemetery and mocked a sign near the tomb of the unknowns. then to make matters worse, she posted that photo online. she says she feels horrible about it. she's apologized. but some people want her fired from her job. we'll hear from her father just ahead. >> then, of course, it's thanksgiving day tomorrow. good news, time to get your friends and family together. the bad news, it's time get your friends and family to go. sometimes it can set off conflicts or family d
to take anything from us. >> reporter: a spokesman says the company has offered a fair contract to its union employees. >> union members are not being given an opportunity to vote on our last and final offer we submitted three weeks ago. we provided the union with what we believe to be a very fair offer. yet they have not set a date for an election. and because of that, we have no other choice but to implement that offer. >> reporter: the spokesman says they've lost millions of dollars since 2008, largely because of more than 200 stores that have opened in northern california that now sell groceries. many of them like walmart are nonunion and don't have to pay the operating costs they do. this woman has been shopping at her neighborhood store for 22 years. >> these are nice people. it's like a family. >> if she sees striking workers sunday morning, she'll shop somewhere else, at least until the dispute is settled. >> if there is a strike on sunday morning, all of the knob hill stores here in the bay area will remain open. they plan to bring in nonon onworkers to fill those shift
, the governor is stepping in. tonight, the chp is helping patrol oakland. cheryl hurd joins us from oakland with the details tonight. >> reporter: well, raj, it will become a normal routine. but tonight for the first time in two years, chp officers came here to east oakland to hook up with oakland police to patrol the streets. it comes at a time when oakland really needs help. >> if someone could take his life or -- we don't even know what it was. it's crazy. we need to know. >> reporter: trying to make sense out of a senseless killing. >> my father was an amazing man. he did things he did not have to do. >> reporter: her father was shot and killed wednesday, during a robbery inside a store he owned. the community is in shock. >> he treat everybody good. the only thing i can think of him doing wrong, is being nice. >> reporter: one day after the killing, oakland police is getting help from the chp to stop the crime. >> we've got an increase in calls for emergency services, in violent crimes occurring. and we've seen an increase in community relations. >> reporter: the two agencies have work
to verify that letter. a spokesperson would not tell us whose side the letter, which nbc has learned was typed and on church stationery. she does say the diocese is now launching its own investigation. >> the diocese of san jose has a policy in place, a policy with regard to that incident was not followed. we are actively investigating what happened here. and we want to ensure the safety of our children, young adults and vulnerable population. >> the diocese policy is for any volunteer with the church working with children. that policy also says anyone who is a registered sex offender is strictly prohibited from working with kids. some say the church didn't do enough. >> i think that's crazy when there's kids around, somewhere where there's children, and anyway, they should be checking the background checkers. >> mark gurry is no longer a volunteer at the church and is working with all its parishes to make sure the diocese policies on volunteers are followed. the diocese will not tell us whether or not mr. gurry was fingerprinted by the church before he volunteered. reporting live in
>>> good morning to you. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. jon kelley is off today. we will get to our black friday coverage in just a bit. first, we begin with developing news on the peninsula. one woman is dead and five others hurt after a major accident on highway 101 in palo alto this morning. the crash involved a chp patrol car and it is tying up traffic near the embarcadero exit. christie smith has been on the scene all morning long. she joins us with the latest on the investigation. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is a horrible violent accident. the chp accident investigation team is on scene. we have two lanes of 101 shutdown this morning. one person is dead. a 24-year-old woman riding in the suv with her family this morning. there is debris on the roadway, including bags. the car lost a tire and that is where officers are telling us the suv started to roll. it started at 6:45 this morning with a work truck that was pulled over on the shoulder northbound 101 at the embarcadero exit. the driver trying to fix a flat tire on the truck. a chp
bill karins has details for us. bill, what can you tell us? >> as far as the snow goes, that's at the highest of elevations where no one lives. the only areas that will get the snow is possibly to the south in the central cascades. it's really the rainfall that's the big concern, the amount that's going to go into these rivers basins. as they accumulate and it continues to rain over the weekend, we're going to have flooding concerns. this morning we're soaked right now. the heaviest rains have shifted into the mountains. it's still raining pretty good. san francisco to san jose, a continuous steady rain out there. the real downpours have moved towards yuba city. this storm system is one piece of it. you can see the plume coming into california. there's another piece behind that has to kick through on saturday. it doesn't look like until monday, lynn, this area will have a dry day. major concerns especially in northern california at this point. >> bill, thanks so much. >>> elsewhere today, the first of the two grand prize powerball winners will come forward to reveal themselve
woman to give an engineering address. joining us from "forbes." you have to find things to put your chips in. you're running out of things, aren't you? >> well, the exciting piece is we are moving into the new era o of digital lifestyle. >> are the chips that run the digital lifestyle going to be marvell chips? >> i think marvell will be one of the key leaders to empower the era of digital lifestyle. we have the history of 17 years of marvell, we have invested it for a long term, from storage to communication, to mobile, to connectivity. today, our chips from cloud infrastructure to the mobility, so we are ready to empower and connect the lifestyle any ti timener. >> marvell is not necessarily a household word the way intel is and to a lesser degree. amd. there are a million marvell chips out there, right? >> yes. >> a tremendous number. >> the key is, as a semiconductor leader solution provider today, it's very very important we have to be very sensitive about having the software capability because today, it's no long ear stand alone chip, no longer building blocks, about who can p
. >>> coming to america, the u.s. a beacon of freedom and hope for people all around the world. the green citizenship about to be fulfilled for these 30 people, they come from different lands, have different stories to tell, but they'll all become americans live today, friday, november 16th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, welcome to "today" on a friday morning, i am matt lauer. >> good morning, i am savannah guthrie. we look at the statue of liberty live. we're going to witness something incredible on the plaza. if there's a dry eye left when the ceremony is over, i'll be amazed. 30 people that worked so hard to become u.s. citizens, a wait sometimes measured in decades will become u.s. citizens on the plaza this morning. >> so many of us take this for granted. those people on the plaza do not take it for granted. it will be amazing, their family members will witness it as well. >> we look forward to that. >>> we start with sad news out of midland, texas. one minute they're taken to
brother is speaking out to us. nbc bay area in that courtroom as the suspect faced the judge for the first time today. >> reporter: well, raj, jonathan which will banks did not look very menacing in court today, but police say he is a cold-blooded killer, be and they are still looking for a second man who they say helped him. he lowered his head for most of the hearing. the lawyer for jonathan which will banks explained the posture outside the courtroom. >> i would say extremely remorseful. >> reporter: remorseful for what, sir? which will banks is charged with killing a carjacking victim and then going on a crime spree that ended in a shoot-out with san jose police. >> someone who would do something like this. >> reporter: in an exclusive interview, which will banks' younger brother couldn't answer if he thought which will banks was capable of such violence. eric which will banks says his family is torn and hoping for the best for the murder victim's family. >> we all need to unite and donate for the family. i don't know why this happened but that's the only way to make the situation bett
of california voters have already voted by mail. nbcabduro santiago joins us. >> we are at a tiny place on nop hill. only about eight voting booths and this place was packed for the first couple of hours open and then the number of voters slowed down significantly to barely a trickle. and it's been that way at a lot of polling places earlier when we were at san francisco city hall poll workers manned the front steps to collect ballot dropped off there. there is a bit of a line downstairs at the polling station where a few dozen people waited to cast their ballot. as voters made their decisions, workers for department of election were busy counting ballots. voters who do take part in every election and also some first time voters. >> my business is important so i tried to come out and do my civic duty. you know, i come out. >> i think it is really exciting. this is my first time being able to vote in a major elocation because i'm finally old enough. so it is exciting for me. >> we would normally be at the playground. but we had a little detour. so yeah, we are going to the library after that. t
for the president. david gregory is with us. chuck todd, andrea mitchell and tom brokaw. sum up what we've just seen. >> this is going to be a difficult place to manage, even with a second term. but make no mistake, brian. this is a president with some muscle. he just got re-elected after four years of a very difficult economy, that was very slow to recover. still is slow to recover. very high debt. fiscal house not in order, in any way, shape or form. a lot of challenges, two foreign wars. a lot of questions of america's influence in the world. a lot of the headwind. and he pulled this out. and it wasn't a narrow victory. this could turn out to be rather big. he brings all of that to a soaring speech, where he made a point of reaching out to governor romney, praising his father and his mother. and praising the service of mitt romney, as well, as well as his parents. hope to meet with governor romney to talk about a way forward. talked about meeting with republicans, as well. he knows he has to signal to the country, the things he has to change. they have to work together to deal with the fiscal cli
. tonight, the reward money has been increased. nbc bay area's kris sanchez has new details and joins us from the 7-eleven in san jose. that's where that crime spree turned deadly. >> reporter: hi, there. yes, the suspect in custody and the one still on the loose fired directly at that police officer as he sat in his car, a sitting duck, so to speak. he ducked under his dash just to make sure that he could survive the accident. that was after the suspects gunned down a young man here at the 7-eleven after trying to carjack him. a collection of things that remind rory parkpettiford's friends of him are collected near where he was killed, randomly, senselessly by two suspects on a violent crime spree on friday night in san jose. >> it just sucks. seeing this and having him just be gone. i can't call him to see what's good and just chill. i don't know. it's just really sad. >> reporter: steven mosley says his friend, parkpettiford, was good at music, full of life and helpful to his family. the suspects who allegedly killed him while trying to steal his car outside this 7-evan are ruthless.
'm natalie morales. >> and i'm willie geist. thanks for sharing part of your day with us this morning. whether you're waking up to stuff the bird or maybe just bracing yourself for the arrival of some of those relatives. >> expanding waistlines. >> a lot of new balloons, a lot of fun this morning. >> great balloons, a lot of great characters, some of your favorites and new ones, as well. all those kids will be smiling across the country. also performing on national tv. pop stars on floats. you've got to love it. it is always my favorite kind of day. and matt, savannah, and al are hosting nbc's coverage of the parade. we're going to see what's in store in just a few minutes. >> and a beautiful day for it, as well. >>> then as we mentioned, black friday quickly becoming black thursday with the doors opening today. coming up, we'll tell you where to find the best deals if you're going right from the dinner table to the mall. >>> and basketball had the dream team, music had the rat pack. well, this morning, we had our own all-star lineup in the kitchen today. martha stewart and giada de l
. they may owe their lives to safety equipment some of us may not yet have in our homes. monty francis has the latest from the scene. they got very lucky. >> reporter: that's right. a utility crew is on the scene searching for the source of the carbon monoxide that sickened 11 people. all are member of the same family. they were having a family gathering earlier tonight. members called 911 at 7:00 after a car robert moncrief knox side de detector went off in the home. several family members kpain complained of headaches and sore throats. fire crews arrived and used monitors to test the home and found no high levels. they pick picked the family members fingers and found high levels of carbon monoxide in their blood. there should be a cautionary tale and stress the importance of having a co detecter in your home. >> carbon monoxide detectors are important because it is odorless, you can't smell it and don't know it until you get signs of a headache or something lick that. it is important to have one in your house. >>> starting last year, state law requires any home with an attached garage to
>>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. we can tell you the bay area is bracing for a series of storms. first one will hit tomorrow morning. we have christina loren with the forecast and monty francis out in the field. let's start with christina. >> i want to start with a live picture of san rafael. we are holding off on the rain until tonight. the main event arrives tomorrow morning. this is what we are expecting. the first storm will hit between 4:00 a.m. and noon tomorrow. we are talking about gusty winds gusting from 50-to-60 miles per hour at times. the second storm arrives, we will not have much dry out time between storm one and two, which moves late thursday into friday. we get a third system as we wake up on saturday morning. that will bring more rain into sunday. what are we talking about? we stop the clock on the futurecast from the first storm over an eight-to-nine hour period with 1 inch of rain in santa rosa. our roads are not equipped with this rainfall. let's stop the clock again into friday. the second system is packin
we are on storm watch. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. we have complete coverage of the storm hitting the bay area. we have mike inouye. he is watching the roadways. christina loren will have an extended forecast and delays at the airport. we start off with christie smith who is at the flooded underpass in fremont. she has a look at what is nothing short but a mess all morning. i hope you have your boots on. >> reporter: i do have my boots on. we have been at this since 3:15 this morning. i have to tell you, the rain hasn't stopped. there are trees down and flooding. i want to show you the underpass. the waterfall formed off the side of the hill. it was flooded maybe 20 minutes ago. one car had to be towed out. the driver told me the road closed sign had been moved. he said it was deeper than he thought. a larger truck made it through just fine. this is the kind of morning it's been with power knocked out to bay area bridges including the richmond san rafael bridge. there were trees toppled over because the ground is so saturated.
producer just called up and talked to us and said that this is without a doubt the largest crowd we have ever had for a concert here in the many years we've been holding concerts on the "today" show. >> we didn't just fill our plaza. we filled all the surrounding streets and city blocks. sorry, nypd, it's absolutely huge, and we'll have a concert for the fans who have been waiting since last week in some instances. >> but first breaking news and developments in the scandal that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. >> as you might imagine, a lot of players and moving parts to this story, and it's just breaking this morning. we have a quick review. it all began when jill kelley, a florida socialite and married mother of three complained about ma racing e-mails. the fbi said it traced those e-mails to this woman, paula broadwell, a married west point graduate and biographer of david petraeus. >> keep with us. that led to the eventual discovery of a romantic relationship between broadwell and general petraeus, and now general john allen is involved over his correspondence w
? >>. >> reporter: now elections officials tell us that tampering with ballots is a federal offense punishable by up to three years behind bars. now, if you're concerned that your ballot perhaps got intercepted, you can check the status of that ballot by logging on to your county's registrar of voter's website or giving them a call. reporting live in vallejo, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, jodi. >> one of the propositions on the upcoming ballot is prop 30. its success or failure might hinge on undecided voters. it is governor brown's tax initiative to raise money for schools and colleges. a new field poll finds 48% are in favor of this tax initiative. 48% are opposed. 14% are undecided. prop 30 would hike the state sales tax by a quarter cent for four years, raising about $6 billion a year and help close the state's budget deficit. >> new at 6:00, san francisco police showed the suspect who beat and kicked a muni station agent last month. they want the public's help in identifying this man. the pictures show a tall, slender man about 35 to 30 years old carrying a bike or black
and racism go unchecked. chief investigative report he tony kovaleski joins with us this eye-opening report. the whistle blowers reached out to the investigative unit. >> that's correct. they are telling their stories, frustrated with a lack of action inside the gates of the guard. nearly two dozen coming forward to expose what they say is the truth. >> i just want it to stop. >> she is a master sergeant service in the guard for a dozen years. >> i don't understand. i had faith in this organization. >> and she is a staff sergeant serving the military for two decades. they are part of the 23,000 men and women serving the california national guard. a vital reserve military force serving our country in critical times of need. >> sitting in that chair is against everything you've ever learned in the military. true? >> true. >> reporter: her story started with the simple opening of a dollar bill. >> one day i was cleaning out the box and i found nicely folded a dollar bill. i opened it up. and it had the word on it. >> reporter: she was checking money from the cash box of her informal snack bar.
, hose of "mad money" joins us. nice to see you. usa today put it very well graphically in their newspaper, we copied it, put it here. these are parts of the cliff, what make up the cliff. talk me through them. >> this is by far the biggest part. you basically are going to pay much higher taxes, $600 billion at stake. this is the toughest one. here, this is compilation, taxes taking people by surprise. >> if not adjusted for inflation, costs the economy $59 billion. >> social security we all knew this was a way to hire people. this is a sticking point. wealthiest people have to pay more according to democrats, republicans hate this. >> this will cost the economy $40 billion. this is where compromise has to occur. >> right. >> do you see it happening? >> no. this figure will not stand. somebody has to give. the president has to give or the republicans because this is what's going to cause a recession, if we h have a recession. >> we should all mention this didn't happen by accident. this thing was created because of failures to compromise and strike deals in the past on t
question that. for us, as a small business, it's hard to keep our doors open. >> not quite as busy as last year. >> experiencing an interaction that transcends service, it's the chance that you may run into familiar faces. >> because we've lived here for so long. >> they're hoping their grandchildren will remember days like these and pass on that tradition. >> that hometown feeling. >> nbc, bay area news. >> well, if you're not a fan of big crowds and lots of chaos, then san francisco union square was not the place for you today. musicians played on street corners, protesters dem strated gerns fur, war and other causes. >> union square is fabulous any day. it's crowded. it's alive. there's a lot of energy here. >> just a few weeks ago, stockton was closed. the city cleaned up all the instruction equipment for the shopping season and everybody repaved the streets. >> some people took part in another holiday tradition: our very own christine loren gets the honors. >> o lirpic gold medallist was a feshl guest at downtown ice. it's the largest out door rink in the south bay. and probably one o
dollar for food if you want to have your family eating horhealthfully. >>> let us start with the big story, cyber monday. diana alvear is at ground zero for action at the amazon.com fulfillment center in phoenix. diana, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. you can definitely feel that cyber monday is in full effect here at amazon. it is their biggest day of the year and a huge one for all retailers. this year experts estimate online sales will rise 12% thanks to a growing number of so-called couch consumers. far from the maddening crowds. kick bicknell fills her cart with a click. >> i'm a definite 100% online shopper. >> across the country jennifer swinford does the same. >> i don't have to worry about lines. i don't have to worry about people being irritable, waiting forever to see if a product is still in stock. >> reporter: both took advantage of black friday deals, but they are waiting to see what cyber monday holds, a process made much easier with smartphones and other devices and custom-made apps by major retailers. >> i love the apps for ebay, amazon, papaypa
good morning to you. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. >>> we begin with that developing story on the peninsula where that manhunt continues after a woman reportedly woke up to find a stranger right in her apartment bedroom. now, this incident taking place less than two miles from the stanford campus. nbc bay area's bob redell is at the scene right now in palo alto. he has the latest details. what are the police saying? >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. detectives with palo alto police tell us a man tried to sexually assault a woman as she slept inside her apartment here an hawthorne. and he was willing and able to force his way in through a door that was both locked and chained shut. a canine dog tracked his scent for a short time this morning but he managed to escape. one challenge is coming up with a detailed description. the woman doesn't know her attacker. it was dark inside her apartm t apartment. she tells police he was of an average build and wearing dark clothes. she woke to find him standing over her in
's his first time voting in the u.s. in a presidential election. >> i'm from argentina. i'm an american citizen since 2009. >> he decided to vote early, like hundreds of thousands of other people in the south bay. >> i think this is probably one of the most important days on the calendar, is to actually come out and vote and make sure we vote for the right candidates that we feel will move our country forward in the right direction. >> reporter: the registrar's office in san jose has been processing mail-in ballots for a couple of weeks. 20,000 ballots come in ever day. in the south bay those voting by mail outnumber people that go to the polls on election day. 74% of people in santa clara county now choose to vote by mail. >> it's been very busy. we actually had the weekend voting the past two weekends. >> reporter: that means ne thes scanning machines are counting all the early votes, and they're hard at work tuesday night scanning the ballots that come in from the polls. >> i love to strovote in this country. early voting is wonderful. >> reporter: a new experience for this new ameri
storms here over the past month and a half. this one doing pretty good for us right now. we're going to track the rain in a minute. as we've been mentioning, it is a cold storm system. los gatos with a high of 89 degrees. then this morning we had 58. numbers dropping down into the 40s. a daytime high will be colder than that morning low we experienced. as far as the rainfall goes right now. we're tracking more moderate to pockets of heavy rainfall down into parts of the south bay. you can see down in south san jose, a little heavier downpoor on your way for coopertino. and then morgan hill and gilroy, you're about to get slammed with heavier rainfall. the 101 commute probably not a good idea to leave over the next half hour. it's going to be coming down and quick. we'll take you outside right now. the time lapse from the emeriville camera. you can see the cloud tops up at about 20,000 feet. that's a decent amount of uplift that may bring us the thunderstorms. what you're going to note here, as the low pressure moves over the next 24 hours, thunderstorms will be possible, even potenti
. >> reporter: other seniors told us safety education is the key. >> i go to the senior citizen and more education on how to protect ourselves and not to be out at certain times. >> reporter: i just heard from the district attorney and learned that the 14 year old will be charged as an adult. he's from vallejo and charges include attempted murder, carjacking, robbery and kidnapping. he's due to appear in superior court in fairfield on monday to face those charges. live in valeto, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >>> a san francisco sheriff's deputy on the wrong side of the law. 36-year-old deputy phillip tong is accused of robbing a bank of america the day after election day. he handed the teller a demand note and left with $1,700. police say they identified him through fingerprints and surveillance videos. he's behind bars facing several felony robbery charges. >>> tense moments at the oakland airport today. alleged bomb making materials were found during a security screening. a man from southern california was promptly arrested. cheryl hurd joins from us oakland international. a news
relations with america's allies. monday the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar. brian moore has the story. >> randy: president obama took off for asia on his first overseas trip since winning re-election. attending a summit in cambodia and stopping in myanmar where he will meet opposition leader and fellow nobel laureate . >> i think we are one step short of an all out ground operation in gaza. >> israel, and deadly attacks on hamas. the president is trying to make peace with congressional republicans at home. they have until december 31st to compromise on tax cuts and spending. or risk taking the nation over the fiscal cliff that could imperil the economy. meanwhile, law makers are waging partisan battles over u.n. ambassador susan wright. whether it makes her unfit to serve as secretary of state. hearings, brought david petraeus out of seclusion. he wasn't talking about the sex scandal that is sending shock waves through the capital. for the president, post election trip, but no vocation after a busy week. brian mohr, nbc news, washington. >> in the bay area, a storm headed ou
you live to city hall for the latest. >>> good morning to you. thanks for being with us. i'll marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. we begin with the news in the south bay. an all out manhunt in san jose. at this hour, one man is in custody and a $20,000 reward offered for information leading to the arrest of a second suspect. this following four robberies and homicide and officer-involved shooting. bob redell is live at city waha with the latest information after being briefed. quite a situation. >> reporter: along with the mayor's office. good morning, jon. the mayor's office has just upped the reward looking for the second man wanted in connection with the attempted murder of two police officers and the murder of an innocent civilian. police have also just released a sketch of the second suspect who is right now considered to be san jose's public enemy number one. to put an exclamation point on this. the assistant police chief along with mayor chuck reed and the city council participated in the joint news conference that ended an hour ago. the mayor will contribute $10,000 from his bu
the purchase of a british company. we will have all of the details. good morning. thanks for being with us. i am marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. hp hitting investors with shock treatment claiming it was a victim of financial fraud. it says it was fooled into buying a british company last year which was a mistake for $11 billion. according to scott mcgrew, it was the not just a mistake, but a disaster. you have had a couple of hours to digest it. how ugly is it? >> it will be talked about in business schools for years. it will be hard to imagine that if these allegations are true, there will not be some sort of criminal charges. during a routine financial flying, hp said the company it bought last fall deliberately hid how much profit and someone cooked the books. it is an incredibly serious allegation. hp has launched an investigation of what it calls forensic accounting and notified the u.s. government. >> we believe there is a willful effort on the part of autonomy management to mislead shareholders and mislead potential buyers, including hp. we stand by the review that we have seen. as yo
and died at the scene. relatives tell us her name is nitha. another sister was taken here where she underwent emergency surgery. family members tell us she died at the hospital. the accident forced several lanes to shut down while investigators collected evidence. all lanes were reopened around 1:30 this afternoon. >> as of right now, we don't think that alcohol or drugs is a factor in this traffic collision. >> reporter: several shopping bags from the suv were strewn on the highway. but investigators won't say if the family had been out early shopping on black friday. the championship officer involved in the crash suffered minor injuries. he was treated and released from the hospital. arrests this weekend are down so far compared to last year. this is a live look at the san mateo bridge. the chp says 455 drivers were arrested yesterday for driving under the influence on state highways, down from 481 last year. in the bay area, no deadly crashes yesterday or wednesday. statewide, there were six deadly car crashes yesterday, compared to nine in 2011. >>> people stuck on board a yacht
police chief. i'm have a couple of names for you coming up. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. jon kelley is off today. we begin in san francisco where the hospital that treated giants fan bryan stow for months after being beaten outside the stadium last year wants the dodgers to pay up. we have bob redell with more on this legal action. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marla. we have just heard from the city tax collector's of bureau of revenue. they are filing this legal action. they confirm the city is going to go after the los angeles dodgers for reimbursement in the treatment of bryan stow. the giants fan who was severely beaten outside of a dodgers game. to help pay for the four months of care it treated stow's injury. the city attorneys have asked a bankruptcy judge to add san francisco to those seeking damage from the team's insurer. this is a bankruptcy issue because the team filed chapter 11. this was a controversy. the city says this is not unusual, but standard practice to go after unpaid bills. it is taking all steps to protect the city
of a line? >> yeah, use whatever word you want to use, roasted, fileted, skewered. when the review starts out guy fieri, have you eaten at your new restaurant in time square? we look forward to a response. >> looking forward to what he has to say. >>> also a developing story in israel overnight. three people killed in a rocket attack after the israelis took out the top military commander of hamas in this strike on wednesday. we'll have a live report from tel aviv coming up straight ahead. >>> and one of the most popular energy drinks on the market. these five-hour energy capsules have been cited as a possible factor in 13 deaths. weeks after similar reports tied to monster drinks. we'll have more on that story. and then we'll take a turn, and i know, matt, it's only rock 'n' roll, but you like it. >>> i'm an unabashed lover of the rolling stones and they're celebrating their 50th anniversary. what do they remember as their early days as rock's original bad boys. what would they change if they could do it all again? we'll have an interview coming up. >> you're excited, you're even tweeting
we not use her last name told us her daughter-in-law bought five tickets for ten dollars, waited until late thursday morning to check the numbers. >> she goes out to the car. says i guess we'll check it. she was looking at it. and she says is that a five or a six? she said i just couldn't see. she said i think it is a six. she came by here, she was shaking so bad, shaking going to the door. >> reporter: at the place the ticket was sold, those that have known the couple since the husband was in boy scouts, say a more deserving couple could not have won. >> probably couldn't have happened to a better guy. >> reporter: the husband and wife who have already shown the ticket to missouri lottery officials have three adult children and a six-year-old, a girl they adopted from china. >> it is wild, crazy to think somebody that comes in here a regular basis possibly won powerball. >> reporter: for much of thursday, the question was do the numbers hold meaning. dearborn is but 35 miles north of kansas city, home to the royals baseball team, and those winning lottery numbers, they match roy
it cost to build the pa silt. the plans to use the building for research and development. solyndra received a half billion dollar loan from the government to create that building. how could it have happened? that's what parents are asking tonight after a registered sex offender was allowed on campus in the midst of hundreds of students? turns out, there's a loophole which police powerless to close. marianne favro is live in san jose. it's not sitting well with parents. >> reporter: no it really is not, jessica. the registered sex offender was volunteering here at this parish last month during a church festival. parents tell me there were hundreds of kids at that festival. when deputies questioned him, he produced a letter from the church that gave him authorization to be here at the school. tonight, both sheriff's deputies and the diocese are investigating that letter. >> the controversy centers over whether this man is a registered sex offender convicted of child molestation should have been volunteering in san jose at a pair irn. a parent alerted a sheriff's deputy working securi
crowd. >>> nbc bay area news starts now. >>> good evening, i'm diane dwyer, thank you for joining us, it has been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast, many are without power, and recovery is still slow. nbc's jay gray has more on how neighbors are helping neighbors. >> reporter: the clean up has come from some who suffered the most. >> everybody is looking after everybody else, helping each other. >> reporter: survivors, coming together in the wake of sandy. >> this is a disaster that has touched home for us. it is our job to go out here with the people. >> reporter: making meals. >> reporter: and volunteer doctors taking care of those who have no place to go. >> i think that they made the right decision. >> reporter: she was supposed to compete in the new york city marathon this weekend. when the race was cancelled, she agreed now is not the time to run. instead, she stayed to help. >> i can't even imagine like losing everything. so if i could do something to help, you know, whatever little i could do, i want to do it. >> reporter: support also continues to pour in by th
. but there are mixed feelings about the plan. >> essentially what they're going to do is use the money they would have had to fund education this year and spend that on other projects that they want to use. >> we stand for schools and we stand for the future. that's why i think proposition 30 will have a very strong win on tuesday. >> prop 30 faces challenges from rival prop 38 and an arizona group spending millions of dollars to defeat it. one of the hotly contested races in alameda county is for the supervisor seat vacated bied in aier locklear. voters had a chance to hear from three of the four candidates that performed today. the missing candidate has some controversy of her own to overcome as well. >> reporter: voters pack a coffee house in union city to hear from district two candidates during a forum sponsored by local religious leaders. the board of supervisors pointed richard as nadia's replacement and he is toward finish out the remaining two years of her term. he said the first priority would be to preserve st. rose hospital. >> 20 hearse do not have health insurance and there are few place
. what a nice day in store for us which has already begun. looking out at san jose. maybe some haze there. we will have a full look at the forecast with christina. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. we begin with decision 2012 and the race for the white house. yes, one more day to go. the candidates making the final push in six swing states. >> in 25 minutes, president obama will be holding a rally in ohio. earlier this morning, he was in madison, wisconsin for another rally telling voters there, quote, it's time to finish what we started. the president will wind up election day eve in iowa. >> and meantime mitt romney is in virginia drumming up support there. he will soon head out to the richest prize, that, of course, being ohio. whoever takes ohio has a better shot to lock up that 270 electoral votes needed to claim the presidency. that is when we find nbc bay area's tracie potts with the latest. >> reporter: pulling out all the stops, governor romney takes aim at president obama this morning. >> you know w
scrutiny about that benghazi attack. erica? >> what can you tell us about the acting director, kristen, mike morrell? will he now testify, again? as you heard this week is the hearing on the benghazi attacks? >> that's what is expected. michael morrell is a career agent at the cia. he joined back in 1980 when he was 21 years old as an economic analyst. what's so interesting is that he is one of the top people who was briefing president obama during the planning process to take down osama bin laden. so president obama has an immense amount of confidence in michael morrell and that is giving him confidence as they head into this transition period with the cia. >> and in terms of members of congress, and the intelligence community, obviously, an interesting reaction there. did it come as a complete shock? >> a complete shock. i was working the phones all day long talking to my sources, both at the white house, and on capitol hill. and they just say they would have never expected this from david petraeus. his reputation really was sterling. so there was a lot of shock, a lot of sadness. yo
hurd joins us with this incredible story. how did it go today? >> reporter: it was fantastic. we had three young strong oakland officers here all on the verge of tears, really. it happened at the eastmont station in oakland. a reunion of sorts with the baby's mom kimberly, the dad, barry, and the baby of the hour, 4-day-old nolan shell miller. mom told us today that she told dad she was having contractions when he came home around 6:30 friday night. they jumped into the family car, heading to kaiser hospital. they made it only to 98 avenue near the 580 freeway when dad was told to pull over. it just so happened three police officers happened to be there, and they say today that that was a blessing. >> it doesn't usually happen like that for a lot of moms. mostly moms get the opportunity to go to the hospital and have their baby in the comfort of a nice bed. but on that day, when she told us that she was having a baby, she was not lying. she was having a baby, right now. >> if it wasn't for god putting these three officers into place, no matter what they was doing, you know, these thr
's chief investigator broke the story at 6:00, and joins us again tonight. what's the legal strategy here. >> sources tell us this is a major development, in something that's been in the works for good. getting a death penalty becomes more difficult. now, experts say the new charges strengthen the case against the man accused of killing sierra lamar. >> this was a big break in their case. >> the three new charges accused torres of attempted kidnapping during the commission of three separate carjackings, according to the sarn ta clara county district attorney there were three separate victims, three other girls targeted when garcia torres was under the age of 18. >> this new evidence and these new charges bolster the d.a.'s theory that garcia torres is a violent predator capable of murder. >> nbc bay area has learned that all of the attacks happened in march of 2009 and one involved the use of a taser. >> i'm sure the reasons for me doing what i'm doing are readily apparent to the defense. we're here to -- we believe we can prove conduct to hold the defendant accountable for everything he'
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